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|LBNickname="C.G." "Squeegee"
 
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|LBText=HONEST Injun! he ''is'' a handsome chap. And tall and military-like! Well, to tell the truth he's that much to the good. Plebe summer this pulled him down three stripes, for which he delivered the goods.
 
|LBText=HONEST Injun! he ''is'' a handsome chap. And tall and military-like! Well, to tell the truth he's that much to the good. Plebe summer this pulled him down three stripes, for which he delivered the goods.
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C. G. (no, that doesn't stand for center of gravity) has been one of the easy-going, steady men of the class ever since we got together, and he is mighty well thought of. Has never shone in any form of American athletics, but has gone along and penetrated under the skin of nearly everyone by general likability.
 
C. G. (no, that doesn't stand for center of gravity) has been one of the easy-going, steady men of the class ever since we got together, and he is mighty well thought of. Has never shone in any form of American athletics, but has gone along and penetrated under the skin of nearly everyone by general likability.
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Has had the misfortune (?) to live four years with "Chic," but seems to be the better for it. Despite Chic's fickle influence, C. G. has been able to fall in love consistently once a year and remain constant till next leave. All in all, he's a cheerful classmate, a man of diversified interests and one with a large circle of friends.
 
Has had the misfortune (?) to live four years with "Chic," but seems to be the better for it. Despite Chic's fickle influence, C. G. has been able to fall in love consistently once a year and remain constant till next leave. All in all, he's a cheerful classmate, a man of diversified interests and one with a large circle of friends.
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Sunny California can well be pleased with C. G. He'll rhino and he'll caper when occasions offer, such as Dago recitations, but he's a downright optimist, after all, and that's what makes the world go 'round.
 
Sunny California can well be pleased with C. G. He'll rhino and he'll caper when occasions offer, such as Dago recitations, but he's a downright optimist, after all, and that's what makes the world go 'round.
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Whether in the Service or outside, in trouble or not, meeting and knowing this man gives a positive pleasure.
 
Whether in the Service or outside, in trouble or not, meeting and knowing this man gives a positive pleasure.
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"Yes, God bless him!"
 
"Yes, God bless him!"
 
|LBECAs=''Class Supper Committee; Reina (2).''}}
 
|LBECAs=''Class Supper Committee; Reina (2).''}}
  
 
== Loss ==
 
== Loss ==
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[[File:1915 Clark LB 1.jpg|right|thumb|350px|none|From the 1915 Lucky Bag]]
 
Charles [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/77273582/charles-glover-clark#view-photo=113179687 died of heart disease] while stationed in the Philippines. He was survived by his widow, only 19, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Charles [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/77273582/charles-glover-clark#view-photo=113179687 died of heart disease] while stationed in the Philippines. He was survived by his widow, only 19, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
  
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{{MHE|text=== Memorial Hall Error ==
The is no indication that Charles' illness was in any way "operational."
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Illness is not a criteria for inclusion in Memorial Hall.}}
  
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Latest revision as of 19:33, 19 March 2020

Charles Clark '15

Date of birth: December 1, 1891

Date of death: October 12, 1916

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1915 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From the 1915 Lucky Bag

Charles died of heart disease while stationed in the Philippines. He was survived by his widow, only 19, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.



Class of 1915

Charles is one of 18 members of the Class of 1915 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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